The Moscow city court overturned the restriction period of familiarization with the case for Serebrennikov
The Moscow city court quashed the decision of the Director Kirill Serebrennikov in terms of familiarization with the case, reports “RIA Novosti”. According to the court the case was referred to the Basmanny court for consideration of the “different composition”.
At the hearing the court listened to the closing remarks of the Director, who asked to cancel the restriction of time by reading “exciting things”.
We have no desire to delay, on the contrary, we want to read it. Already from reading it follows that there is no case, there is no crime. If you had the opportunity to stop this thing, you would be our magic fairy.Cyril Serebrennikovskaja
According to mister Serebrennikov, the purpose of business is to “destroy” him and his family.
The court also overturned the decision of limiting the Director of the Russian academic youth theatre (RAMT) Sophia Apfelbaum, in terms of acquaintance with materials of criminal proceedings, reports TASS. “The decision of the court of first instance to cancel and return the case file for a new trial,” said the judge.
30 may, the Basmanny court gave the Director accused of embezzlement of budget funds, the period until 19 July to read the case materials. A similar decision was taken by the court against other defendants in the case — former Director of the “Gogol-center” Alexei Malopolska, ex-Director of “the Seventh Studio” Yuri itina and Director of the Russian academic youth theatre Sofia Apfelbaum.
According to investigators, in 2011, Kirill Serebrennikov developed the project “Platform” for development and promotion of contemporary art, the financing of which in 2011-2014, the Ministry of culture of Russia has allocated more than 214 million rubles For the project realization was created by ANO “the Seventh Studio”, where he worked Alex Malopolski, Yuri Itin, accountant Nina Masliaev and producer Ekaterina Voronova (listed as wanted).